Authorities identify victim in fatal shooting at Wadmalaw Island club

Authorities identify victim in fatal shooting at Wadmalaw Island club
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WADMALAW ISLAND, SC - One person is dead after a shooting early Sunday morning at a social club on Wadmalaw Island.

Daunte Blake, 26, died from a gunshot wound he received at Ardy's Club Sunda, according to Charleston County Deputy Coroner Kelly Kraus.

Shortly before 4:00 a.m., Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to Ardy's Social Club, 2261 Margaret Grey Road, to investigate a report of a shooting. Dispatchers initially said deputies were responding to a reported shooting along the 2200 block of Maybank Highway.

Upon deputies' arrival, they were informed that a shooting occurred in the club during an altercation.

The victim, Blake, was driven to a nearby Circle K convenient store where he died from his injuries.

The suspect(s) was not on scene when deputies arrived.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office forensic unit and detectives collected information and processed the crime scene.

At this time, officials do not have descriptors of any suspect(s) at this time. A motive for the shooting is unknown.

Charleston County Coroner's Office will identify the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 843.554.1111.

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